RESPONDING TO COVID-19

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LEAVE YOUR MARK

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Alleviate child hunger

FULFILL A DREAM

Fund scholarships for local students

IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY

$12.5 million in grants since inception

OUR HOME, OUR COMMUNITY

Together, we can make a difference

Connecting People Who Care with Causes that Matter during COVID-19

Our Community Foundation understands current and emerging needs and is designing a series of response initiatives to help friends and neighbors in our community who have been most impacted by the health and economic crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic…

  • Our VIRTUAL Canned Food Drive – donate now – 100% of your donation will provide funding support food items in short supply in our food pantries.
  • West Slope CARES – pay your stimulus refund check forward – help others – donate here.
  • Caring for Our Home Community – address hunger needs AND support restaurants during these economically challenging times – donate here.
  • Give to our GENERAL COVID RESPONSE EFFORTS – help us meet a variety of needs including food, housing assistance and family safety.

News & Announcements

Grants Available for Health Care Access

Grants Available for Health Care Access

The Western Colorado Health Fund is currently open for applications. Grants range from $1,000-$3,000 and are available to clinics, hospitals, and other nonprofit organizations to address access to health care and to improve health care delivery in smaller, rural...

Memorial Tribute: Legacy of a Woman Pioneer

Memorial Tribute: Legacy of a Woman Pioneer

Anita Nickels Johnson 1925-2020 Described as a strong and independent woman ahead of her time, Anita Johnson enjoyed a long and successful career in librarianship and, more generally, education. She was a lifelong learner and avid global explorer. She loved music; she...

Substance Use Resource Guide

Substance Use Resource Guide

The Brownson Memorial Fund, in collaboration with the Mesa County Opioid Response Group, offers this resource and information guide on substance use in the Grand Valley. Read the guide here. If you, your organization, or someone you know would like a hard copy (or...

READ THE 2019 ANNUAL REPORT

Our 2019 annual report highlights a year of a significant growth and impact, improving the lives of people and communities in Western Colorado.

 

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SERVING 7 COUNTIES
IN WESTERN COLORADO

With the help of hundreds of generous donors, WCCF provides funds in health & human services, education, arts and culture, environmental services and more.

 

Our mission is to promote charitable giving, build and manage charitable legacy funds and endowments, and provide grants, scholarships and other resources to benefit the residents and communities of western Colorado

– LOCAL COMMUNITY FUNDS & AFFILIATES –

 

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